CO2


El Niño Drives Rapid Natural CO2 Uptick

Fastest annual increase of carbon dioxide on record helped by an El Niño driven natural CO2 boost, according to Met Office scientist. The rising concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide…





Young Forests Capture Lots Of Carbon

Carbon capture is substantial in secondary tropical forests, according to a new study. Regeneration helps reach global climate mitigation and forest restoration goals. So just protecting natural…


Pacific Carbon Dioxide Mystery Solved

Researchers solve one of the great scientific mysteries of the ice ages concerning Pacific carbon dioxide: what happened to the carbon-rich water from the depths of the…



EU CO2 Emissions Rise In 2015

According to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union (EU),  CO2 emissions rose in 2015 in a majority of EU Member States which…


CO2 Linked To Eocene Warmth

Ancient marine sediments provide clues to future climate change.  Atmospheric CO2 was the major driver behind global climatic shifts that occurred between 53 and 34…


Plants Absorbed CO2 Despite US Drought

Plants in the US absorbed carbon dioxide in 2012, becoming a carbon sink,  despite drought conditions. This is because plants take up carbon dioxide for growth during photosynthesis and…


NASA Study: CO2 Greens Earth

Earth’s vegetated lands have shown significant greening over the last 35 years largely due to rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2).  Increased concentrations of…